Dubai Sports Council celebrated the Emirati Women's Day and organized several events on this distinctive occasion.
DSC's premises was decorated with positive words supporting the Emirati women, stated by the Late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan, the Founder of UAE / H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan, the UAE's President / H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the Vice President & Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai / H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE's Armed Forces & Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi / H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai & Chairman of DSC / H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, the Mother of UAE / H.H. Sheikha Hind Bint Maktoum Bin Juma Al-Maktoum, the Wife of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum / H.H. Sheikha Manal Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum.
Their Highnesses' supporting words reflect the distinctive status of woman in UAE and the keenness of the wise leadership to empower & encourage women in all fields.
The Happiest Work Environment Team arranged workshop on the brain storming under title “Empowerment of Working Women", as part of the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai & Chairman of DSC, to support and empower women in the sports field through several programs & events.
In this regard, DSC has formed a permanent committee and dedicated specialized section to deal with women' sport.
The brain storming workshop was held with participation of DSC's female staff along with other female staff from the Culture & Art Authority, Higher Committee of Legislations, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai Club for People of Determination and several female players from Dubai clubs.
H.E. Naser Aman Al-Rahma, the Assistant Secretary General of DSC, inaugurated the workshop and stated: “We would like to extend thanks & gratitude to our wise leadership who have presented a unique model in women's empowerment. Thanks to our leadership's wise policy, the Emirati's woman has become leader, minister, president for the Federal National Council and head for top governmental & private sectors. We also extend thanks & gratitude to H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak (the Mother of the UAE) toward her initiative to empower & motivate Emirati's woman to serve the homeland, taking into account that woman is a full partner in the construction & development of the homeland".
He added: “According to the eminent national role of DSC and the directives of H.E. Mattar Al-Tayer, the Deputy Chairman of DSC, the Council endeavors to support women sport and to empower females in all fields. DSC also launches several programs & initiatives to encourage women exercise sport and arrange events via local female staff".
H.E. Al-Rahma concluded: “We hope to present new thoughts & initiatives through this brain storming session aiming to boost national gains and support the eminent role of women to attain achievements via fruitful partnerships with governmental corporations. Our target is to make UAE among the top States in the women empowerment field".
Participants in the workshop were classified into four groups, each of which dealt with respective subjects and issued many recommendations including new thoughts which will be analyzed & studied before been implemented to empower women in all fields and in the sports sector in particular & to boost national gains.
In conclusion of the workshop, entertaining, artistic & handcrafts works were arranged. Valuable prizes were also awarded on this occasion.